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Art Expectations 257-8 leaden keyhole

As Pip sits by the fire, he begins to worry about his safety this dark, leaden night with the convict just in the other room. He decides to peek in on him and finds him sound asleep. 215 more words

Great expectations.

After the six years exploring inland, I’ve been on the beach again! Sveti Vlas, Bulgaria. With my parents. It was very nice, even though I can imagine something a little more..typical. 289 more words


The Second Trimester

Wife and I went on a date recently and I realized a few days later that in an alternate universe, the one where my pregnancy was viable, it would have been perfectly timed to celebrate the arrival of the second trimester.  406 more words


Top 5 Friday: Classics

I’ll admit that when it comes to classics, I’m not an expert. I haven’t read that many of them and I normally only read shorter ones. 334 more words

I had great expectations of Dickens...

I’m quite embarrassed to say that, considering I’m pretty big on literature, I’d never read any Charles Dickens before last month. I’ve seen films and TV adaptations, and heard of his paintings-in-writing of the 19th century, but never got round to picking up a novel; so I thought I’d ease myself in with ‘Great Expectations’. 286 more words


Ode To A Ninth Grade English Teacher

Dear Mrs. Pogado* (yes, you will always be Mrs. Pogado to me),

I’ve been meaning to reach out to you for so long. My year in your English class was an entire adult lifetime ago. 544 more words


Lecturas para el verano: ¿Y si fueran cómics?

El verano es la temporada perfecta para leer. Me acuerdo que cuando iba al colegio tenía que leer durante esta larga estación los clásicos de la literatura, muchas veces muy pero que muy aburridos,  que iban a ser estudiados y analizados en detalle al año siguiente. 450 more words

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